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Karen M. Saboe, APRN CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist

(612) 743-0856

Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Pediatric

Professional History

Board Certification

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

Professional Education

  • MSN - University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
  • BA - Gustavus Adolphus College
    St Peter

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota Simulation Center
2525 Chicago AVE S STE 2424T
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 743-0856

Personal Biography

Karen Mathias is the Director of Children's Simulation Center and an Advanced Practice Nurse for the Critical Care Division at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Her specialty interests are in resuscitation and team performance. She attended the University of Pennsylvania where she received her Master's in Pediatric Critical Care Nursing, and is certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Karen practiced as a CNS at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego before coming to Children's Emergency Department in 1994. She led the development of the only mobile simulation program in the nation dedicated to training in pediatric and neonatal emergencies. She has completed specialized simulation and debriefing training at Stanford's Center for Advanced Pediatric Education.